Acton, MA, March 05, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Mom’s Choice Awards, which honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services, has named “You’re Empowered! Parenting Teens with Conviction, Communication and Love” as a 2010 silver award winner. This three-part audio program by nationally acclaimed author and speaker Sue Blaney, helps to answer parents’ most common questions about their teens including “What is ‘normal’ teen behavior?” “What kind of rules and parental support will most benefit my teen?” and “How can I keep my teens from engaging in risky behavior?”
“You’re Empowered!” is focused and time-efficient and empowers parents with practical, hands-on strategies and tips. The audio book is insightful, easy to understand, and full of advice parents can listen to on-the-go and start using right away.
In this award-winning audio program, parents will discover:
What's behind teens' behavior - why they act the way they do
The three most common communication mistakes parents make and how to avoid them
The key to improving communication with teens
Three communication strategies parents can put into effect today
The personality types and influences that make a difference in teens' involvement with alcohol and drugs
What parents can do to keep their teen from getting involved with risky behavior
Using a communications-based framework, “You’re Empowered!” gives parents the tools needed to enhance their relationship with their ever-changing child. The audio book is produced in three, one-hour sessions: “De-Mystifying Teens,” “Improving Communication,” and “Keeping Your Teen Safe from Risky Behavior.” The program is accompanied by a 28-page workbook complete with thought-provoking exercises and bonus tips to help parents participate more deeply.
Blaney is also the author of the nationally acclaimed program “Please Stop the Rollercoaster! How Parents of Teenagers Can Smooth Out the Ride. “Parents who are thoughtful and proactive are parents who are more effective,” she said. “’You’re Empowered!’ helps inform parents about what’s behind their teen’s changes so they may be more supportive, empathetic and proactive, and able to enhance their relationship with their teen through this dynamic stage of growth.”
In addition to receiving a Mom’s Choice Award, “You’re Empowered!” was honored with the Independent Book Publishers Association’s Ben Franklin Silver Award for Best Nonfiction Audio Book.
“You’re Empowered!” is available as a three-CD set for $29.95 (plus shipping) and as an MP3 download for $24.95 and can be purchased at http://www.pleasestoptherollercoaster.com/products/CD-audio-program.html.
About Sue Blaney
Sue Blaney empowers, educates and connects parents of teenagers. Her popular Web site and blog features valuable content including free parenting articles, podcasts, tips, social networking and newsletters. A communications expert, she is a Certified Professional Behavior Analyst and a frequent speaker advising parents of teenagers, secondary school educators and faith-based educators in ways to increase parent engagement, improve communication and create parent discussion groups. Visit www.PleaseStoptheRollercoaster.com for more information, products and services.